Phoeniculus purpureus   Green Wood-hoopoe  Rooibekkakelaar
Green wood-hoopoe
Modimolle, Apr 2018

A breeding resident. Common and widespread across the Waterberg, especially in areas of tall woodland; less common in surrounding thorn savanna (61% in, 39% out; recorded in 84% of the Waterberg pentads); a group-breeding species, it is usually found in groups of up to 10 birds, their presence often given away by their raucous chattering. Breeds year-round.
Green Wood-hoopoe Waterberg distribution
Green Wood-hoopoe
SwebeSwebe, May 2018

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